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Re: Broken video drivers in new modular X



On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 13:41 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> 
> Erwin Rol wrote:
> > The radeon driver is still broken, and only works without acceleration
> > (anything else causes hard lockup of the whole machine).
> > Will Xorg 7.0.0R3 be available for rawhide ?
> > 
> 
> Erm, my radeon 9250 works fine for me. Including DRI ppracer, this is on 
> x86_64

But the Radeon 9250 is a RV280 chip and not a RV370 one, I think that's
why yours works and mine doesn't.

Groeten,

Erwin

> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hans
> 
> 
> > - Erwin
> > 
> > On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 10:22 +0100, Erwin Rol wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 02:44 -0500, Sadda Teh wrote:
> >>> Hi all, just writing to say that on my Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop
> >>> (latest BIOS) with ATI Mobility M4 video the modular X vesa and r128
> >>> drivers do not work properly. 
> >> My Radeon locks the machine hard, meaning no network, no nothing, only
> >> can press the reset/power switch. I have seen previous reports here with
> >> the same problem, but there was talk about that AGP might be the
> >> problem, but i have a PCIe card (01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI
> >> Technologies Inc RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)] ). 
> >> That card worked fine with the old Xorg before the switch to mod-X.
> >>
> >>> When X is configured to use the vesa driver it comes up, but the
> >>> picture is distorted (looks like 2 vertical desktops overlapping one
> >>> another at various points, also colors are messed up). 
> >> When i use the vesa driver i see things like that too. The icons of
> >> applications have the wrong colors (looks like R and G and B are
> >> switched) and they are also at the wrong place (shifted 20 pixels or
> >> so).
> >>
> >> I am now running with the fbdev driver on top of the radeonfb this works
> >> but is of course not optimal. 
> >>
> >>> As for trying to use the r128 driver, X cannot even load when
> >>> configured this way, it fails with an error along the lines of the
> >>> r128_drv.so could not be opened. Has anyone else seen issues like this
> >>> with the new modular X packages? Should I file bugs for these in
> >>> x.org's bugzilla? Thanks.
> >> Well if it are really the same issues i dunno, but i sure have issues
> >> with mod X.
> >>
> >> - Erwin


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